Glossary

Only selected terms specific to this manual or those frequently misunderstood in the context of this manual are defined here.

The number of the channel. Generally it ranges from 1 to 8 in real, and from 1 to 32 in virtual.

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Hybrid Pulse Power Characterization. A test whose results are used to calculate pulse power and energy capability under FreedomCAR operating conditions.

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IP address of the middle machine.

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Another name for Bottom Machine.

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A main channel can output controlled parameters like current, power and etc.

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Establish a relationship between real and virtual channels.

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A machine can response the steps you specified and acquire data from the testing battery.

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A machine can buffer channel control commands and recorded data, and also perform some data calculation and organization.

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A computer with BTS Client software installed. It provides user interface to manage equipment and testing activities.

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Neware Data Analysis. A file format which contains testing data and all other related information.

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A computer with BTSServer software installed. It transfers commands and manages all the raw the data in database.

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BTS Data Analyzer. A software to cope with NDA files. It provides brilliant data and curves rendering, and also some other functions like curve comparing, data filtering.

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Rate voltage or named voltage of the battery. Generally this value is the same as discharge plateau.

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Each location on the tester that tests a single device is called a channel.

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This is a specified voltage value or voltage range. Battery's voltage will change less than other voltage ranges as it charges or discharges. This value could be obtained from the differential capacity curve - the peaks of the curve represent the charge and discharge plateau. Discharge plateau could be called nominal voltage of the battery.

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Auxiliary or auxiliary channel. An Aux. can only acquire voltage and /or temperature data.

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Another name for Middle Machine.

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Also called faradic efficiency, faradic yield, coulombic efficiency or current efficiency. A ratio between output (discharging) and input (charging) capacity of the battery.

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An IP address which specifies the computer can host the equipment.

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